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Defence Series No. 161 - HMAS HOBART Cruiser built for RN as HMS APOLLO.

Date: c 1941
Dimensions:
Overall: 87 x 140 mm
Medium: Photographic print on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: 00028885
Place Manufactured:Victoria

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    Description
    This black and white photographic postcard shows a crowd watching from the dock as HMAS HOBART is manoeuvred into port by a tugboat. HOBART was a modified Leander class light cruiser serving in the Royal Australian Navy 1936-1960.

    Published by the Rose Stereograph Company in Armadale, Victoria, this card is number 161 in the Defence Series, which illustrates Royal Australian Navy ships.
    SignificanceThis postcard of HMAS HOBART is a pictorial record of a vessel that holds a significant place in Australian maritime history having served in the Royal Australian Navy.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: HMAS HOBART

    Assigned title: Defence Series No. 161 - HMAS HOBART Cruiser built for RN as HMS APOLLO.

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